ECL, the ERP guru, will provide APICS' ERP training course jointly with SGS, the world's leading verification, testing and certification company.

(13 October 2003, Hong Kong)

Theme of the Training Course
A Practical ERP Workshop for Contemporary Executives

Instructors [ more... ]
Professionals from both SGS and ECL will conduct the 'Introduction To ERP Enterprise Resources Planning' course. All course materials are from APICS original. Key instructors are CPIM professionals certified from APICS.

Course Contents [ more... ]
The Introduction to Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) course will help you determine if your organization is ready for an ERP implementation, examine the benefits of implementing an ERP system, and build a compelling business case in support of an ERP implementation. Introduction to ERP provides a foundation for understanding the process integration of businesswide functions (demand management, product design, and delivery) required and supported by an ERP implementation. The Introduction to ERP course explores essential terminology, investigates guidelines for implementation, and includes a manufacturing case study. The course also addresses tactical functions required, such as project management and project planning, and provides an overview of implementation alternatives for ERP.

Who will benefit from this course?
•  Executives considering or beginning an ERP implementation
•  Project managers

Registration [ more... ]
Interested parties can contact SGS Enquiry Hotline at (852) 2765 3609. Seats are limited.

About SGS Group
The SGS Group is the clear global leader and innovator in verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for the highest standards of expertise and integrity. With 32000 employees, SGS operates a network of almost 840 offices and subsidiaries and over 320 laboratories around the world. The SGS Group is a leading force in verification and monitoring services for international trade in agriculture, minerals, petroleum and consumer products, together with certification and other services to governments and international institutions. SGS also offers strategic services to the industrial, environment, non-destructive testing, project resourcing, logistics and hygiene sectors. As a professional, independent and reliable partner, SGS is committed to the delivery of enhanced value for shareholders, clients, employees and the public at large. Integrity, transparency and ethical behaviour are the core values of the SGS Group.

SGS Hong Kong was founded in 1959 as the pioneer in quality services. With over 40 years local experience, SGS is now equipped with a strong team of 300 committed professionals in multi-disciplines. As the leader in one-stop total quality services, SGS Hong Kong offers high-level expertise in testing, verification and inspection of products from various industries. Our professionals also contribute to the enhancement of clients' management standards through training, consultation and certification. With its high standard of services, SGS serves commercial clients, governments and international institutions.

Founded in 1957 as the American Production and Inventory Control Society, APICS has since expanded its focus to include a full range of programs and materials on individual and organizational education, standards of excellence, and integrated resource management. To reflect this new direction, we are now known as APICS - The Educational Society for Resource Management. APICS - The Educational Society for Resource Management is a not-for-profit international educational organization respected throughout the world for its education and professional certification programs. With over 60,000 individual and corporate members in 20,000 companies worldwide, APICS is dedicated to using education to improve the business bottom line. APICS is recognized globally as:
the source of knowledge and expertise for manufacturing and service industries across the entire supply chain in such areas as materials management, information services, purchasing and quality.
the leading provider of high-quality, cutting-edge educational programs that advance orga-nizational success in a changing, competitive marketplace.
a successful developer of two internationally recognized certification programs, Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) and Certified in Integrated Resource Management (CIRM).
a source of solutions, support, and networking local chapters, workshops, symposia, and the annual APICS International Conference and Exposition.

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